Weber Shandwick Reviews

Updated 16 Sep 2020

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3.6
73%
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Weber Shandwick President and CEO Gail Heimann
Gail Heimann
48 Ratings
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  • "Lower salaries compared to other agencies, poor work/life balance(in 79 reviews)

  • "You work long hours - your overtime does not get approved but you still need to do it to complete the work you were assigned(in 74 reviews)

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  1. "Phenomenal"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - EVP in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Weber Shandwick full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great place to work at, great atmosphere of collaboration.

    Cons

    Easy to lose sight of goals

  2. "Good exposure"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant - Corporate Finance in Mumbai

    I worked at Weber Shandwick full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good clients, good managers, good work

    Cons

    long hours, not enough pay

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "My experience here"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager 

    I have been working at Weber Shandwick full-time

    Pros

    - Young team - Creative discussions

    Cons

    - Poor work culture - High stress environment - Poor team structure - Poor work ethics -Poor quality of hiring employees

  4. Helpful (2)

    "great clients, but office politics"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Weber Shandwick full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great clients, good exposure, fun work environment, encouragement by senior leadership

    Cons

    as you move or attempt to move up the ladder extreme politics in the Mumbai office, senior management often turns a blind eye to concerns of junior employees esp regarding wrongful treatment by immediate managers - managers are basically forgiven for the biggest mistakes while juniors are treated as replaceable

  5. Helpful (3)

    "Very High Attrition rate and very poor management system"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Account Executive in Bangalore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Weber Shandwick full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Few good clients,decent workplace infrastructure

    Cons

    Very very pathetic management,substandard managers .

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  6. "Still growing"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Weber Shandwick full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good colleagues, good clients, creative campaigns to work on

    Cons

    No training opportunities, weak HR, no clear vision for the way ahead, high turnover of employees

  7. "Consultant"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in Andheri East
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Weber Shandwick full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great exposure! - First hand experience on working with clients like COLORS, Mattel India, Burger King India, Sony SAB and The Viral Fever (TVF) Also, the senior management in the firm is easily approachable. Guidance from my seniors in the firm actually helped to grasp the trick of the trade and deal with clients.

    Cons

    Initially, it is difficult to have a proper work life balance.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Horrible experience"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Bangalore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Weber Shandwick full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A few international brands as clients

    Cons

    Horrible workplace too much politics. Only the senior management gets to do all client Interaction.not a good place for freshers and more middle management professionals.

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  9. "Account Director"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Weber Shandwick full-time

    Pros

    Good clients, opportunities, leadership is approachable

    Cons

    growth is limited, not learning anything new

  10. "Senior Consultant - PR"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant - PR in Bangalore

    I worked at Weber Shandwick full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, motivating management, fast paced environment

    Cons

    There are no cons.

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